The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Love really is a game sometimes. But when we turn it into a competition where every contestant needs perfect scores, the game starts to become a little rigged.

OPINION: Lower your dating expectations

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor March 24, 2022

Dating apps are as successful for me as a water puddle is successful for a computer. I have tried them out on several occasions — Tinder, Bumble, Taimi, Hinge, you name it — and always ended up...

We should have a Neds Declassified School Survival Guide-esque attitude toward dating. We are all just figuring it out.

Embrace hookup culture

JORDAN AHLSTEDT, Evergreen columnist December 6, 2021

Tinder, Bumble, Hinge, Grindr and OkCupid are only a few of the dating apps and websites that have made meeting that special someone a whole lot easier.  Our very own Cougs are their users. As...

Hinge: Dating app review

Hinge: Dating app review

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter August 26, 2021

Welcome to the beginning of a long series exploring the confusing, exciting and weird world of online dating. Dating apps have always seemed like a form of entertainment to me — almost like a game....

If youre thinking about reaching out to someone youve stopped talking to on a dating app, Emma said to think about your reasoning for wanting to reach out.

Ask Emma: I can’t make up my mind

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor November 9, 2020

Dear Emma, I wrote to you a couple of weeks ago about a text conversation I wanted to escape. I followed your advice and told them directly I wanted to stop texting. At the rate things were going, I...

If youve used a dating app, theres a good chance youve been ghosted before. Emma tells readers to respect boundaries and to not make assumptions when you dont get a response back from someone.

Ask Emma: I got ghosted

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 26, 2020

Dear Emma, I got ghosted, and I don’t know what I did wrong. I was talking to this person on an internet dating website, and I felt like the conversation was going really well. I’m not sure what...

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